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A call for residents to share thoughts of code revamping
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Editor, Ceres Courier,

Residents of the city of Ceres need to take notice of what their city officials are doing at the City Council meetings. Between now and the end of the year the entire Municipal Code will be updated. The actions and direction council members take come from the residents of the city and the council wants to hear from you the citizens in these and all other matters coming before them. They want your direction so please attend meetings and express yourselves.

The public is allowed to speak on all matters. Many things in this code will be updated and changed, for example: cars parked on the grass, dilapidated motor homes, watercraft, yard sale signs, visible garbage cans and trashy yards. Administrative citations will be written with large fines imposed. No jury trials with this process only a hearing with the hearing officer hired by the city. Think how that might go.

Everyone in the city will be affected by these updates and the hiring of additional Code Enforcement officers to enforce these changes. These updates will surely clean up our city and blighted neighborhoods. The meetings are second and fourth Mondays of each month 6 p.m. at the Ceres Community Center.

John Warren, 


LETTERS POLICY: Letters to the editor will be considered for publication but must be signed and include an address and phone number. Letters should be 250 words or less and be void of libel. Send to The Ceres Courier, 138 S. Center Street, Turlock CA 95380 or emailed to